Selected quad for the lemma: spirit_n

Word A Word B Word C Word D Occurrence Frequency Band MI MI Band Prominent
spirit_n flesh_n law_n sin_n 20,113 5 5.9622 4 true
View all documents for the selected quad

Text snippets containing the quad

ID Title Author Corrected Date of Publication (TCP Date of Publication) STC Words Pages
A00374 A shorte recapitulacion or abrigement of Erasmus Enchiridion brefely comprehendinge the summe and contents therof. Very profitable and necessary to be rede of all trew Christen men. Drawne out by M. Couerdale Anno. 1545; Enchiridion militis Christiani. English. Abridgments Erasmus, Desiderius, d. 1536.; Coverdale, Miles, 1488-1568. 1545 (1545) STC 10488; ESTC S109902 29,209 74

There are 4 snippets containing the selected quad. | View original text

christendom_n much_o and_o though_o the_o begin_n of_o a_o thing_n be_v never_o so_o hard_a yet_o the_o way_n of_o virtue_n in_o process_n do_v wax_v easy_a shall_v beeste_n be_v more_o ready_a to_o be_v tame_v they_o we_o in_o our_o mind_n shall_v we_o for_o the_o healt_v of_o our_o body_n be_v rule_v by_o the_o counsel_n of_o a_o physician_n be_v a_o man_n and_o not_o master_v our_o own_fw-mi affection_n at_o the_o commandment_n of_o god_n himself_o to_o have_v a_o quyete_a conscience_n all_o our_o whole_a life_n shall_v we_o do_v more_o so_o save_o our_o body_n from_o likeness_n then_o to_o delyver_v both_o body_n and_o soul_n from_o eternal_a death_n the_o vi_o chapter_n of_o the_o two_o part_n of_o man_n prove_v by_o holy_a scripture_n ashame_n it_o be_v that_o in_o this_o war_n man_n be_v so_o rude_a and_o unexercysed_a that_o they_o know_v not_o the_o dyversite_a between_o reason_n and_o affection_n for_o that_o the_o philosopher_n call_v reason_n the_o same_o do_v s._n paul_n sontyme_o call_v the_o spirit_n sontyme_o be_v the_o inward_a man_n sometime_o the_o law_n of_o the_o mind_n that_o they_o call_v affection_n call_v he_o sometime_o the_o flesh_n sometime_o the_o body_n sometime_o the_o outward_a man_n the_o law_n of_o the_o membre_n and_o the_o body_n of_o death_n and_o thus_o our_o war_n be_v peace_n life_n and_o liberty_n of_o the_o soul_n but_o death_n and_o bondage_n of_o the_o flesh_n with_o all_o his_o lust_n now_o where_o as_o plato_n put_v two_o soul_n in_o one_o man_n s._n paul_n in_o one_o man_n make_v two_o man_n so_o couple_v toghete_a that_o nether_a without_o other_o can_v be_v either_o inheaven_n or_o hell_n and_o again_o so_o separate_v that_o the_o death_n of_o the_o one_o must_v be_v the_o life_n of_o the_o other_o this_o be_v the_o old_a debate_n between_o the_o two_o twin_n esau_n jacob_n and_o esau_n which_o or_o ever_o they_o come_v to_o light_v wrestle_v together_o within_o their_o moter_n womb_n between_o these_o two_o brethren_n be_v never_o join_v perfect_a concord_n for_o esau_n hate_v jacob_n who_o have_v esau_n ever_o suspect_v dare_v not_o come_v within_o his_o danger_n with_o thing_n flesh_n shall_v teach_v we_o to_o suspect_v our_o own_o sensual_a flesh_n and_o always_o to_o eschew_v the_o counsel_n thereof_o yea_o meet_a be_v it_o and_o convenient_a that_o the_o woman_n be_v obedient_a to_o the_o husband_n that_o isaac_n be_v more_o set_v by_o then_o ishmael_n that_o grace_n increase_v and_o tirannye_n of_o the_o flesh_n mynishe_v for_o when_o carnal_a affection_n beware_v old_a then_o spring_v up_o to_o bless_a tranquilite_n of_o a_o innocent_a mind_n and_o sure_a quietness_n of_o the_o spirit_n let_v not_o ishmael_n therefore_o the_o child_n of_o the_o flesh_n disceave_v we_o with_o his_o pastime_n and_o pleasure_n but_o let_v our_o isaac_n always_o suspect_v he_o and_o flee_v the_o occasion_n sin_n of_o sin_n for_o full_o wild_a be_v the_o flesh_n so_o that_o the_o trouble_n thereof_o be_v expedient_a to_o the_o exercise_n of_o virtue_n to_o the_o custody_n of_o humilite_n to_o nurtoure_n we_o and_o to_o teach_v we_o when_o we_o be_v tempt_v first_o to_o desire_v help_n of_o god_n second_o that_o if_o we_o be_v his_o no_o tentation_n can_v be_v dangerous_a unto_o we_o and_o final_o against_o all_o vain_a glory_n against_o so_o wild_a and_o manifold_a affection_n to_o be_v ever_o still_o wrastleng_fw-mi for_o by_o such_o victory_n we_o be_v sure_a of_o the_o blessing_n of_o god_n and_o opteyne_v grace_n to_o be_v at_o another_o time_n much_o 〈…〉_o arm_a against_o our_o enemy_n 〈…〉_o halt_v not_o on_o both_o side_n but_o leene_fw-mi more_fw-mi to_o the_o spirit_n of_o god_n then_o to_o our_o awue_n carnal_a affection_n which_o if_o we_o manful_o subdue_v unto_o the_o end_n we_o shall_v be_v sure_a after_o these_o trublous_a storm_n to_o have_v true_a quietness_n even_o to_o see_v the_o lord_n to_o tai_v and_o feel_v how_o sweet_a and_o pleasant_a he_o be_v and_o to_o opteyne_v eternal_a consolation_n in_o he_o the_o vij_o chapter_n of_o the_o three_o part_n of_o man_n man_n after_o the_o mind_n of_o origen_n be_v make_v of_o three_o part_n the_o first_o part_n be_v the_o flesh_n wherein_o flesh_n the_o malicious_a serpent_n thorou_fw-fr origenal_a frespace_n have_v write_v the_o law_n of_o sin_n whereby_o we_o be_v provoke_v unto_o fylthynesse_n and_o couple_v unto_o the_o devil_n if_o we_o be_v overcome_v the_o second_o part_n be_v the_o spirit_n where_o in_o we_o represente_v the_o similitude_n of_o the_o nature_n of_o god_n spirit_n who_o after_o the_o eternal_a law_n of_o his_o own_o mind_n have_v grave_v therein_o the_o law_n of_o honesty_n wherbye_o we_o be_v knett_n unto_o god_n and_o make_v one_o with_o he_o the_o third_o part_n be_v the_o soul_n partaker_n of_o soul_n the_o sensible_a wit_n and_o natural_a motion_n woe_n if_o she_o forsake_v the_o flesh_n 〈◊〉_d unto_o the_o spirit_n become_v 〈…〉_o but_o if_o she_o foolowe_v the_o corrupt_a affection_n of_o the_o flesh_n then_o join_v she_o herself_o unto_o a_o harlot_n and_o be_v make_v one_o body_n with_o she_o that_o be_v a_o evel_a strange_a flatter_a foolish_a and_o babble_a woman_n break_v her_o promise_n and_o forsake_v the_o husband_n of_o her_o iouth_n wherefore_o if_o we_o enclyne_v unto_o the_o spirit_n it_o make_v we_o not_o only_o bless_v religious_a obedient_a kind_n and_o merciful_a but_o also_o teach_v we_o to_o desire_v celestial_a and_o necessary_a pure_a perfect_a and_o godly_a thing_n to_o obey_v god_n more_o than_o man_n and_o though_o some_o affection_n be_v disguise_v with_o viser_n of_o virtue_n yet_o not_o to_o be_v disceave_v with_o they_o if_o we_o enclyne_v to_o the_o flesh_n it_o make_v we_o beeste_n despiser_n of_o god_n disobedient_a unkind_a and_o cruel_a yea_o and_o cause_v we_o to_o desire_v delicate_a pleasant_a and_o filthy_a thing_n the_o rule_n of_o true_a godliness_n godliness_n therefore_o be_v to_o leene_fw-mi so_o nigh_o unto_o the_o spirit_n that_o for_o any_o good_a inclination_n or_o virtue_n we_o ascrybe_n nothing_o to_o ourselves_o that_o we_o do_v nothing_o for_o our_o own_fw-mi pleasure_n or_o advantage_n that_o for_o observe_v of_o outward_a thing_n we_o judge_v not_o ourselves_o better_v they_o other_o man_n that_o we_o regard_v more_o our_o neighbour_n nacessite_a and_o be_v ready_a to_o help_v they_o then_o to_o keep_v mês_a tradition_n that_o our_o love_n be_v chaste_a and_o spiritual_a and_o that_o nothing_o be_v so_o dear_a unto_o we_o as_o christ_n himself_o the_o viii_o chapter_n certain_a general_a rule_n of_o christian_a lyvinge_v now_o to_o guide_v and_o conveye_v we_o out_o of_o the_o blind_a error_n of_o this_o world_n unto_o the_o pure_a and_o clear_a light_n of_o spiritual_a live_n we_o must_v of_o virtue_n and_o godliness_n make_v even_o a_o crafft_v and_o occupation_n the_o rule_n whereof_o if_o we_o do_v follow_v and_o manful_o exercise_v our_o selnes_n therein_o the_o holy_a goost_n shall_v bring_v our_o purpose_n for_o ward_n these_o precept_n shall_v do_v we_o much_o good_a against_o blindness_n against_o the_o flesch_fw-mi and_o against_o our_o own_fw-mi weakness_n namely_o three_o evel_a that_o procead_v of_o origenal_a sin_n remain_v still_o in_o we_o to_o nurtoure_n we_o and_o for_o the_o increase_v of_o virtue_n for_o where_o as_o blindness_n canker_a with_o corrupt_a and_o evell_a bring_v up_o lewd_a company_n froward_a affectious_a darkness_n of_o vice_n and_o with_o custom_n of_o sin_n dym_v the_o judgement_n of_o reason_n so_o that_o in_o the_o election_n of_o thing_n we_o be_v disceave_v and_o in_o stead_n of_o the_o best_a follow_v the_o worst_a the_o first_o point_n be_v therefore_o that_o we_o have_v point_n knowledge_n to_o discern_v what_o be_v to_o be_v refuse_v or_o clean_o obboliss_v and_o what_o be_v to_o be_v accept_v second_o where_o as_o the_o flesh_n draw_v we_o to_o in_o ordinate_a affection_n we_o must_v hate_v that_o which_o we_o knou_a to_o be_v evel_a &_o love_v that_o which_o be_v honest_a wholesome_a and_o good_a three_o where_o as_o infirmite_n overcome_v we_o be_v either_o with_o tediousness_n or_o with_o tentation_n we_o must_v be_v of_o good_a courage_n and_o so_o continue_v in_o the_o thing_n which_o we_o have_v well_o begin_v ne_o that_o we_o faint_v not_o and_o that_o after_o we_o have_v set_v our_o hand_n to_o the_o ploughe_n we_o look_v not_o bacward_o till_o we_o have_v opteyn_v the_o crowue_n promise_v the_o ix_o chapter_n against_o the_o evel_n of_o ignoruance_n the_o first_o rule_n the_o first_o rule_n must_v be_v that_o we_o so_o judge_v both_o of_o christ_n and_o of_o his_o god_n holy_a scripture_n that_o we_o be_v sure_a how_o that_o it_o great_o perteyn_v to_o our_o health_n and_o that_o though_o all_o the_o world_n be_v against_o it_o yet_o nothing_o that_o
the_o mouth_n speak_v out_o of_o the_o abundance_n of_o the_o heart_n no_o doubt_n we_o will_v speak_v the_o lyvely_a word_n of_o god_n and_o work_v his_o dede_n if_o he_o our_o life_n be_v present_a within_o our_o herte_n thus_o though_o we_o fight_v in_o strange_a and_o wonderful_a ioperdy_n with_o many_o violent_a and_o subtle_a adversary_n yet_o have_v we_o cause_v sufficient_a to_o be_v of_o good_a comfort_n for_o though_o our_o enemy_n be_v grevous_a consolation_n yet_o have_v we_o present_a help_n at_o hand_n though_o they_o be_v many_o against_o we_o what_o matter_n be_v it_o when_o god_n be_v on_o our_o side_n if_o he_o stay_v we_o who_o can_v cast_v we_o down_o as_o for_o our_o enemy_n he_o be_v no_o new_a soldyour_fw-mi but_o one_o that_o be_v overcome_v many_o year_n agoo_o and_o over_o throw_v by_o the_o might_n of_o jesꝰ_n christ_n as_o he_o shall_v none_o also_o be_v subdue_v in_o we_o by_o the_o same_o power_n if_o we_o as_o lyvely_a membre_n remain_v in_o christ_n our_o head_n for_o tough_a we_o be_v not_o strong_a in_o our_o own_o strength_n yet_o in_o he_o we_o shall_v be_v able_a to_o do_v all_o thing_n if_o the_o end_n and_o victory_n of_o our_o war_n depend_v of_o fortune_n they_o may_v we_o donte_n thereof_o but_o it_o be_v certain_a and_o sure_a namely_o in_o the_o hand_n of_o our_o protectoure_n who_o benignite_n never_o fail_v man_n wherefore_o if_o when_o be_v thanckfull_a unto_o he_o that_o for_o our_o field_n salvation_n first_o oppress_v the_o tyranny_n of_o sin_n if_o we_o be_v not_o careless_a never_o negligent_a but_o with_o all_o diligence_n do_v our_o part_n again_o and_o be_v of_o good_a comfort_n if_o we_o i_o say_v fight_a on_o this_o manner_n do_v follow_v his_o ensample_n neither_o bear_v we_o to_o bold_a upon_o the_o grace_n of_o god_n as_o they_o do_v that_o be_v careless_a nether_a cast_v away_o the_o confidence_n of_o mind_n as_o do_v they_o that_o mistrust_v his_o mercy_n then_o through_o his_o strength_n we_o shall_v be_v sure_a in_o conclusion_n to_o win_v the_o field_n the_o two_o chapter_n what_o weapen_v be_v to_o be_v use_v in_o the_o war_n of_o a_o christian_a man_n like_a as_o nothing_o perteyn_v more_o to_o the_o war_n of_o a_o christian_a man_n then_o to_o know_v with_o what_o weapen_v he_o must_v fight_v and_o to_o have_v the_o same_o always_o ready_a at_o hand_n even_o so_o consider_v the_o adversary_n be_v never_o idle_a we_o ought_v not_o to_o cease_v from_o war_n but_o if_o we_o will_v fight_v against_o the_o multitude_n of_o vice_n we_o ought_v always_o to_o watch_v to_o have_v our_o mind_n arm_v and_o to_o take_v the_o weapen_v of_o defence_n but_o special_o to_o provide_v we_o of_o two_o namely_o prayer_n weapens_fw-la and_o knowledge_n which_o be_v the_o chief_a armour_n of_o a_o christian_a man_n perfect_a prayer_n lift_v up_o te_fw-mi mind_n unto_o god_n knowledge_n arm_v the_o mind_n with_o halsome_n precept_n and_o honest_a opynion_n these_o two_o cleve_v so_o together_o that_o the_o one_o can_v not_o lack_v the_o other_o for_o as_o the_o one_o make_v intercession_n so_o the_o other_o teach_v how_o we_o ought_v to_o pray_v namely_o in_o the_o name_n of_o jesu_n and_o what_o we_o ought_v to_o desire_v even_o that_o which_o be_v wholesome_a for_o our_o soul_n health_n now_o though_o prayer_n be_v more_o excellent_a because_o she_o thalk_v familiar_o with_o almighty_a god_n yet_o be_v knowledge_n no_o less_o necessary_a which_o as_o it_o ought_v not_o to_o be_v unparfite_a so_o ought_v not_o prayer_n to_o be_v faint_a slack_a or_o without_o quycknesse_n nether_a can_v we_o well_o perform_v the_o great_a journey_n that_o we_o have_v to_o go_v without_o the_o aid_n and_o help_v of_o these_o to_o weapen_v the_o use_n of_o prayer_n be_v not_o to_o momble_v &_o babble_n much_o as_o they_o do_v prayer_n that_o be_v not_o ripe_a in_o god_n spirit_n for_o fyve_v word_n speak_v in_o knowledge_n be_v better_o than_o ten_o thousand_o bable_v with_o the_o mouth_n nether_a be_v it_o the_o noise_n of_o our_o lip_n but_o the_o fervent_a desire_n of_o the_o mind_n that_o god_n alow_v which_o fervent_a prayer_n with_o like_a study_n or_o meditation_n of_o the_o holi_fw-la scripture_n be_v able_a as_o well_o to_o put_v aback_o the_o great_a violence_n of_o our_o enemy_n as_o to_o make_v easy_a any_o grevous_a adversite_n if_o we_o with_o this_o heavenly_a mannaand_n food_n of_o god_n be_v refresh_v in_o the_o furtherance_n of_o our_o journey_n it_o shall_v make_v we_o bold_a and_o strong_a to_o buckle_v with_o our_o enemy_n for_o the_o doctrine_n of_o god_n as_o it_o only_o be_v pure_a and_o undefyled_a contrary_a to_o the_o nature_n of_o man_n doctryne_n even_o so_o to_o they_o that_o spiritual_o understond_v it_o may_v abide_v the_o hear_n thereof_o there_o be_v nothing_o sweterne_a more_o pleesaunt_n and_o therefore_o the_o more_o god_n worthy_a to_o be_v search_v and_o well_o ponder_v this_o be_v the_o ryver_n of_o comfort_n the_o fountain_n of_o ease_n the_o well_o that_o refresh_v the_o weerye_n the_o water_n of_o siloe_n where_o the_o blind_a recover_v their_o sight_n to_o the_o study_n whereof_o if_o we_o apply_v our_o self_n whole_o that_o be_v if_o we_o exercise_v our_o mind_n continual_o in_o the_o law_n of_o god_n we_o shall_v be_v so_o arm_v that_o we_o need_n not_o to_o fear_v any_o assault_n of_o our_o enemy_n touchinge_v the_o heithan_fw-ge poete_n and_o philosopher_n if_o we_o tai_v of_o they_o measurable_o so_o that_o we_o wax_v not_o old_a never_o ●ye_z in_o they_o they_o be_v not_o utter_o to_o be_v disalow_v yea_o what_o soever_o they_o teach_v welle_v ought_v nomore_o to_o be_v despyse_v dispyse_v then_o be_v the_o counsel_n of_o jethro_n who_o moses_n follow_v as_o for_o such_o as_o write_v unclen_o we_o ought_v either_o not_o to_o touch_v they_o or_o else_o not_o to_o look_v to_o far_o in_o they_o to_o be_v short_a all_o manner_n of_o lerninge_v shall_v be_v tai_v in_o due_a season_n and_o measure_n with_o good_a judgement_n and_o discretion_n under_o the_o correction_n of_o christes_fw-fr doctrine_n so_o that_o the_o wisdom_n of_o god_n be_v above_o all_o other_o our_o best_a belove_a our_o dove_n our_o sweet_a heart_n which_o may_v not_o be_v touch_v but_o with_o clean_a and_o washen_v hand_n namely_o with_o high_a pureness_n of_o mind_n and_o due_a reverence_n for_o so_o come_n 〈…〉_o unto_o it_o we_o shall_v see_v the_o pleasure_n delicate_n and_o deyny_n of_o our_o bless_a spouse_n the_o precyous_a jewel_n of_o scotfree_a salomon_n even_o the_o secret_a treasure_n of_o eternal_a wisdom_n wherefore_o consider_v the_o verity_n of_o god_n nether_a disceave_v never_o be_v disceave_v we_o ought_v to_o geve_v more_o credence_n there_o unto_o they_o to_o any_o thing_n that_o we_o do_v bodily_a either_o see_v or_o hear_v as_o consern_v the_o interpreter_n of_o the_o holy_a scripture_n we_o ought_v not_o to_o choose_v scripture_n they_o that_o teach_v to_o brawl_v and_o contend_v but_o such_o as_o go_v far_o the_v from_o the_o letter_n who_o godliness_n and_o holy_a life_n be_v know_v who_o learning_a be_v more_o plenteous_a and_o who_o exposition_n be_v most_o agreeable_a unto_o god_n word_n now_o as_o we_o ought_v to_o grow_v unto_o parfitnesse_n and_o strength_n in_o the_o knowledge_n thereof_o and_o not_o still_o to_o be_v child_n even_o so_o if_o we_o will_v have_v it_o to_o be_v savery_a unto_o we_o and_o to_o nourish_v we_o we_o must_v not_o read_v without_o understund_v as_o clostres_fw-la do_v but_o break_v the_o cod_n and_o failt_v of_o the_o sweetness_n within_o special_o consider_v that_o as_o it_o be_v the_o spirit_n and_o not_o the_o flesh_n that_o quycken_v so_o will_v the_o father_n of_o heaven_n be_v whorship_v in_o the_o spirit_n and_o not_o in_o the_o bark_n of_o the_o letter_n wherefore_o tough_a we_o shall_v not_o despise_v the_o weak_a yet_o ought_v we_o to_o make_v speed_n unto_o more_o secret_a mystery_n and_o to_o steer_v up_o ourselves_o there_o unto_o by_o offten_o prayer_n till_o it_o please_v god_n through_o his_o son_n jesus_n christ_n to_o open_v it_o that_o yet_o be_v shut_v unto_o we_o now_o though_o our_o purpose_n if_o we_o wander_v through_o out_o all_o doctrynes_n pike_n and_o choose_v out_o the_o best_a and_o by_o the_o example_n of_o the_o be_v refuse_v the_o poison_n and_o suck_v out_o only_o the_o wholesome_a and_o sweet_a juce_n it_o shall_v arm_v our_o mind_n the_o better_a to_o a_o virtuous_a conversation_n but_o that_o devyne_a harness_n which_o with_o no_o weapon_n can_v be_v pierce_v be_v fetch_v only_o out_o of_o the_o armoury_n of_o holy_a scripture_n where_o with_o our_o david_n christ_n jesus_n break_v the_o forehead_n of_o our_o adversary_n wherefore_o if_o we_o listen_v to_o go_v unto_o the_o
leisure_n to_o care_n for_o other_o thing_n whether_o they_o be_v give_v we_o or_o take_v away_o from_o we_o but_o even_o to_o use_v the_o world_n as_o if_o we_o use_v it_o not_o after_o this_o rule_n if_o we_o examen_fw-la all_o our_o study_n and_o act_n than_o like_o as_o have_v a_o craft_n or_o occupation_n we_o will_v not_o labour_n to_o defraud_v our_o neighbour_n but_o to_o find_v our_o household_n and_o to_o win_v they_o unto_o christ_n even_o so_o when_o we_o fast_o pray_v or_o use_v any_o such_o like_a we_o shall_v not_o do_v it_o for_o any_o carnal_a purpose_n but_o proceade_v on_o still_o till_o we_o come_v unto_o christ_n neither_o go_v out_o of_o the_o way_n for_o do_v or_o suffer_v any_o thing_n that_o shall_v not_o mynistre_fw-fr unto_o we_o some_o occasion_n of_o godliness_n the_o xiij_o chapter_n the_o five_o rule_n the_o five_o rule_n be_v that_o we_o count_v it_o perfect_a godliness_n always_o to_o invisible_a apply_v ourselves_o to_o ascend_v from_o thing_n visible_a to_o thing_n invisible_a which_o if_o we_o do_v not_o then_o be_v we_o no_o true_a honourer_n of_o god_n but_o plain_a superstitious_a and_o yet_o be_v stranger_n in_o this_o visible_a world_n what_o soever_o offer_v itself_o to_o our_o sensible_a power_n we_o consider_v it_o aught_o to_o apply_v the_o same_o either_o to_o the_o world_n angelical_a or_o else_o to_o manner_n even_o unto_o god_n and_o to_o the_o invisible_a portion_n of_o ourselves_o and_o thus_o the_o thing_n that_o we_o perceive_v by_o our_o sensible_a wites_z be_v unto_o we_o a_o occasion_n of_o godliness_n yea_o by_o the_o light_n of_o this_o visible_a son_n we_o shall_v learn_v that_o great_a be_v the_o pleasure_n of_o the_o inhabitant_n of_o heaven_n upon_o who_o the_o eternal_a light_n of_o god_n be_v ever_o shyninge_v and_o like_o wise_a by_o the_o dark_a night_n we_o shall_v think_v how_o horrible_a it_o be_v a_o soul_n to_o be_v destitute_a of_o the_o lihht_n of_o god_n and_o that_o if_o the_o beauty_n of_o the_o body_n be_v pleasant_a the_o beauty_n of_o the_o soul_n be_v much_o more_o honest_a for_o the_o less_o feeling_n we_o have_v in_o thing_n transitory_a and_o of_o the_o body_n and_o the_o less_o we_o be_v move_v thou_o with_o the_o more_o inheavenly_a sweetness_n we_o find_v in_o thing_n perteyn_a to_o the_o spirit_n and_o the_o better_a be_v we_o acquaint_v with_o thing_n eternal_a to_o the_o love_n whereof_o we_o ought_v to_o arrise_n from_o thing_n temporal_a &_o in_o comparison_n of_o the_o other_o even_o to_o despise_v they_o and_o more_o to_o fear_v the_o disease_n poison_n and_o death_n of_o the_o soul_n they_o of_o the_o body_n you_o the_o wrath_n of_o god_n more_o than_o any_o thunder_n or_o lichtening_n the_o mystery_n therefore_o in_o all_o thing_n ought_v to_o look_v upon_o aswell_o when_o we_o considre_v the_o outward_a creature_n &_o work_n of_o god_n as_o in_o the_o study_n of_o his_o holy_a scripture_n the_o spirit_n whereof_o &_o not_o the_o baren_a letter_n must_v special_o be_v search_v out_o &_o the_o allegory_n handle_v not_o dreamyng_o allegory_n or_o unfruteful_o nether_a with_o subtyl_o disputation_n after_o the_o manner_n of_o our_o divyne_n that_o be_v to_o much_o addicte_n to_o aristotel_n but_o well_o favoured_o after_o the_o eusample_n of_o the_o old_a doctor_n for_o in_o much_o as_o it_o be_v the_o spirit_n that_o geve_v life_n &_o liberty_n therefore_o in_o all_o manner_n lettre_n &_o in_o all_o our_o act_n we_o must_v have_v respect_n to_o the_o spirit_n &_o fruit_n thereof_o &_o not_o to_o the_o flesh_n &_o his_o fruit_n wish_v rather_o to_o be_v prive_o allow_v in_o the_o sight_n of_o god_n they_o open_o in_o the_o sight_n of_o man_n rather_o to_o worship_v whorsipe_n god_n in_o spirit_n &_o verity_n than_o other_o wise_a rather_o to_o eat_v christ_n flesh_n &_o drink_v his_o blood_n spiritualli_n they_o oneli_fw-la with_o the_o mouth_n rather_o to_o be_v quicken_v &_o to_o have_v life_n in_o the_o spirit_n they_o hang_n ihons_n gospel_n or_o a_o agnus_n dei_fw-la about_o our_o neck_n to_o rejoice_v in_o any_o carn_v all_o thing_n where_o the_o sprese_n be_v not_o present_a rather_o to_o be_v one_o spirit_n with_o the_o spirit_n of_o christ_n to_o be_v one_o bodi_fw-la with_o he_o to_o be_v a_o quick_a member_n of_o his_o church_n they_o without_o fruit_n to_o say_v or_o hear_v many_o mass_n rather_o to_o have_v a_o clean_a &_o saveri_fw-la mind_n and_o to_o study_v to_o walk_v with_o christ_n in_o new_a life_n they_o to_o have_v the_o bodi_fw-la wash_v touch_v with_o salt_n anoint_a or_o sprencle_v with_o holy_a water_n rather_o to_o ropresent_v &_o folou_v the_o virtuous_a &_o bless_a doctrine_n of_o saint_n saint_n yea_o to_o counterfeit_v christ_n in_o they_o them_z to_z rejoice_v in_o touch_v their_o relic_n to_o honour_n their_o bone_n or_o to_o be_v bury_v in_o a_o gray_a frere_n cote_n rather_o to_o express_v the_o lyvely_a and_o very_a image_n of_o christ_n set_v forth_o in_o his_o own_o ductryne_n and_o live_v they_o to_o creep_v to_o te_fw-la crusse_v or_o ta_o have_v at_o home_o a_o piece_n of_o the_o wood_n that_o it_o be_v make_v of_o rather_o to_o ascend_v to_o more_o parfitnesse_n of_o the_o spirit_n to_o grow_v in_o perfect_a love_n and_o charite_v and_o to_o offer_v a_o contrite_a and_o humble_a heart_n unto_o god_n then_o to_o have_v confidence_n in_o carnal_a thing_n or_o supersticyous_a ceremony_n tradition_n and_o invention_n of_o man_n rather_o to_o do_v the_o thing_n that_o the_o eye_n of_o god_n require_v they_o to_o please_v the_o eye_n of_o man_n rather_o to_o procure_v the_o quyetnesse_n and_o innocence_n of_o the_o mind_n and_o to_o seek_v the_o nourishment_n the_o rof_o by_o the_o true_a hear_n sing_v and_o feel_v of_o the_o word_n of_o god_n in_o the_o soul_n they_o by_o the_o outward_a sense_n of_o the_o body_n rather_o with_o inward_a medicyne_n to_o heal_v the_o hurt_n of_o the_o foul_a and_o by_o the_o wing_n of_o love_n to_o fly_v up_o to_o the_o sprere_n then_o creep_v on_o the_o ground_n with_o unclean_a beeste_n to_o be_v still_o unlern_v in_o the_o mystery_n of_o christ_n or_o to_o be_v destitute_a of_o the_o sweet_a liquor_n that_o come_v of_o he_o the_o xiiij_o chapter_n the_o vi_o rule_n the_o sixth_o rule_n be_v that_o vary_v as_o much_o as_o be_v possible_a both_o from_o people_n the_o dede_n and_o opynion_n of_o the_o come_fw-mi sort_n of_o man_n we_o fetch_v the_o ensample_n of_o godliness_n at_o none_o save_v only_o at_o christ_n himself_o the_o only_a true_a patron_n and_o form_n of_o lyvinge_v the_o only_a true_a path_n and_o right_n high_a way_n for_o look_v as_o be_v the_o opinion_n where_o with_o our_o mind_n be_v instruct_v such_o be_v also_o our_o manner_n and_o conversation_n and_o therefore_o christian_a man_n in_o bring_v up_o their_o child_n shall_v chief_o care_v that_o even_o from_o the_o cradle_n they_o be_v christen_o persuade_v and_o not_o learn_v to_o sing_v filthy_a or_o wanton_a song_n to_o wail_v or_o wring_v their_o hand_n for_o the_o loss_n of_o worldly_a good_n to_o recompense_v evel_a for_o evell_a for_o tow_n be_v not_o ready_a to_o catch_v fire_n then_o man_n be_v dispose_v unto_o vice_n which_o chief_o procee_v of_o evel_a opinious_a when_o in_o stead_n of_o a_o sweet_a thing_n we_o embrace_v it_o that_o be_v sour_a and_o when_o for_o it_o that_o may_v do_v we_o good_a we_o follow_v our_o oune_n damage_n and_o loss_n wherefore_o consider_v that_o the_o come_fw-mi sort_n of_o people_n and_o their_o manner_n now_o adays_o be_v most_o corrupt_a and_o sing_v there_o be_v no_o worse_a author_n of_o lyvinge_v they_o they_o be_v for_o much_o isaie_n as_o the_o flock_n of_o good_a man_n be_v but_o small_a peavice_n more_o regard_v than_o virtue_n no_o estate_n truth_n no_o opynion_n no_o name_n or_o parsone_n of_o man_n shall_v move_v we_o to_o tread_v one_o ynthe_n from_o christ_n truth_n or_o from_o the_o life_n of_o virtue_n whereof_o none_o adays_o man_n be_v more_o ashamed_a then_o be_v the_o neithen_n in_o time_n past_a yea_o to_o be_v a_o right_a christian_a man_n be_v account_v every_o where_o a_o very_a vile_a thing_n so_o vain_a be_v the_o world_n and_o in_o so_o great_a reputation_n have_v they_o it_o to_o be_v bear_v of_o noble_a blood_n to_o be_v scotfree_a to_o have_v their_o pleasure_n to_o be_v strong_a and_o valeaunt_n to_o be_v praise_v of_o the_o world_n to_o be_v account_v worldly_a wise_n when_o in_o veridede_o the_o chief_a nobilite_n of_o all_o be_v to_o be_v the_o child_n of_o god_n the_o chief_a riches_n be_v to_o strength_n possess_v he_o in_o who_o be_v all_o thing_n the_o chief_a pleasure_n of_o all_o be_v so_o to_o delight_v in_o christ_n that_o we_o be_v move_v
and_o though_o they_o be_v account_v among_o good_a profitable_a thing_n yet_o be_v they_o of_o the_o low_a sort_n &_o help_v not_o unto_o virtue_n whereof_o the_o reward_n be_v true_a honour_n &_o not_o riches_n be_v with_o if_o any_o friendship_n honour_n or_o pleasure_n be_v get_v it_o be_v but_o false_a &_o feign_a somewhat_o therefore_o shall_v it_o move_v we_o the_o less_o to_o desire_v they_o riches_n if_o we_o considre_v the_o great_a incommodity_n of_o they_o namely_o with_o how_o sore_a labour_n &_o ioperdie_o they_o be_v get_v with_o how_o great_a thought_n &_o care_n they_o be_v keep_v with_o how_o great_a sorrow_n there_o be_v lose_v how_o they_o be_v even_o but_o sharp_a thorn_n how_o hard_a it_o be_v for_o the_o scotfree_a to_o entre_fw-fr in_o to_o heaven_n how_o that_o riches_n be_v comenli_v either_o unjust_o get_v or_o else_o unjust_o keep_v and_o how_o that_o avarice_n be_v plain_a ydolatrie_n before_o god_n who_o no_o man_n can_v please_v that_o set_v his_o heart_n upon_o mammon_n the_o xxxu_o chapter_n a_o short_a recapitulation_n of_o remedy_n against_o the_o vice_n of_o avaryce_n in_o conclusion_n if_o we_o will_v resist_v the_o vice_n of_o avarice_n then_o as_o we_o must_v discern_v true_a thing_n from_o apparent_a true_a commodity_n from_o false_a so_o must_v we_o with_o our_o inward_a eye_n behold_v almighty_a god_n who_o only_o satisfi_v the_o mind_n of_o man_n we_o must_v remember_v not_o only_o that_o we_o come_v naked_a out_o go_v of_o our_o mother_n wonve_v and_o shall_v naked_a get_v hither_o again_o but_o also_o that_o this_o present_a life_n with_o all_o his_o riches_n be_v uncertain_a &_o therefore_o shall_v we_o turn_v our_o mind_n from_o the_o corrupt_a manner_n of_o the_o come_fw-mi sort_n &_o rather_o content_v ourselves_o with_o poverty_n consider_v the_o fearful_a woo_v that_o christ_n threathen_v the_o scotfree_a man_n of_o this_o world_n the_o xxxvi_o chapter_n against_o ambition_n or_o desire_v of_o honour_n only_o if_o ambition_n vex_v our_o mind_n we_o must_v be_v sure_o persuade_v that_o only_o to_o be_v honour_n which_o spring_v of_o virtue_n yea_o that_o to_o be_v the_o chief_a and_o oneli_a honour_n which_o be_v praise_v of_o god_n and_o again_o that_o to_o be_v no_o honour_n but_o rebuke_n which_o be_v give_v of_o a_o ungodly_a person_n for_o a_o ungodly_a person_n for_o a_o life_n unhonest_a thing_n for_o the_o more_o honour_n we_o discerue_v the_o less_o we_o desire_v it_o be_v content_a with_o the_o conscience_n of_o well_o do_v as_o for_o the_o honour_n that_o the_o come_fw-mi people_n desire_v so_o great_o they_o be_v but_o vain_a because_o that_o as_o they_o give_v of_o they_o that_o put_v no_o difference_n between_o honesty_n and_o dishonesty_n so_o be_v they_o give_v oft_o for_o mean_a and_o filthy_a thing_n and_o that_o to_o the_o unworty_fw-la now_o if_o any_o honour_n be_v give_v unto_o we_o we_o ought_v to_o refer_v it_o all_o unto_o god_n therefore_o like_a as_o nothing_o be_v more_o full_a of_o prick_v care_n peril_n and_o sorrow_n than_o the_o life_n of_o great_a man_n so_o be_v nothing_o better_a than_o a_o quyete_a mean_a life_n for_o sing_v all_o honour_n be_v couple_v with_o great_a charge_n better_o it_o be_v for_o we_o humble_v ourselves_o to_o be_v partaker_n of_o mercy_n then_o by_o ambition_n to_o be_v exclude_v from_o the_o secoure_n of_o grace_n wherefore_o if_o the_o ensample_n of_o christ_n stick_v fast_o in_o our_o mind_n we_o shall_v learn_v the_o better_a to_o despise_v all_o worldly_a honour_n and_o to_o rejoice_v only_o in_o the_o cross_n of_o christ_n for_o if_o we_o be_v despise_v of_o god_n and_o abhor_v of_o his_o angel_n what_o good_a shall_v worldly_a honour_n do_v unto_o we_o the_o xxxvij_o chaptrr_n against_o pride_n or_o swell_v of_o the_o mind_n we_o shall_v not_o swell_v in_o our_o mind_n if_o we_o know_v ourselves_o and_o self_n account_v what_o good_a thing_n so_o ever_o we_o have_v to_o be_v the_o gift_n of_o god_n and_o not_o of_o we_o ascrybe_a all_o evel_a only_a unto_o ourselves_o we_o must_v remember_v how_o filthy_a we_o be_v conceive_v and_o bear_v how_o naked_a needy_a wretched_a and_o misirable_a we_o creep_v in_o to_o this_o light_n how_o many_o disease_n chance_n combraunce_n grefe_n and_o trouble_n this_o wretched_a body_n be_v in_o danger_n unto_o for_o a_o sure_a proof_n of_o incurable_a foolishness_n and_o lack_n of_o understond_v be_v not_o then_o if_o we_o stand_v great_o in_o our_o own_fw-mi conceit_n wherefore_o if_o for_o honour_n beauty_n cunning_a or_o any_o such_o thing_n we_o be_v move_v unto_o pride_n the_o best_a be_v to_o humble_v ourselves_o before_o god_n and_o to_o considre_v our_o own_fw-mi deformity_n in_o conclusion_n it_o shall_v chief_o refrain_v we_o from_o pride_n if_o we_o pondre_fw-fr well_n not_o deformity_n only_o what_o we_o be_v in_o ourselves_o how_o filthy_a in_o our_o birth_n and_o as_o a_o bubble_n of_o water_n in_o all_o our_o life_n yea_o even_a worm_n mart_n when_o we_o die_v but_o also_o what_o christ_n become_v for_o we_o the_o xxxviii_o chapter_n against_o wrath_n and_o desire_n of_o rengeaunce_n uuhan_n grief_n of_o the_o mind_n movet_fw-la thing_n we_o to_o be_v avenge_v we_o must_v remember_v that_o wrath_n be_v no_o manlynesse_n but_o a_o very_a childish_a feeble_a and_o vile_a thing_n be_v it_o to_o desire_v vengeaunre_o as_o for_o another_o man_n folly_n we_o must_v little_o regard_v it_o yea_o and_o beware_v lest_o in_o avenginge_v his_o lewdness_n we_o become_v lewd_a ourselves_o for_o by_o revenginge_v be_v no_o injury_n ease_v but_o augment_v and_o the_o long_o it_o endure_v the_o more_o incurable_a it_o be_v but_o softness_n heal_v it_o and_o of_o a_o enemy_n make_v a_o friend_n for_o no_o man_n can_v be_v hurt_v of_o we_o except_o we_o will_v or_o except_o we_o follow_v the_o grief_n of_o our_o own_fw-mi mind_n yea_o we_o will_v not_o stick_v to_o forgeve_v he_o if_o we_o think_v not_o scorn_v to_o considre_v the_o infirmity_n that_o move_v he_o to_o offend_v we_o or_o if_o we_o will_v do_v any_o thing_n for_o love_n and_o aucturite_n of_o the_o person_n or_o compare_v that_o his_o offence_n with_o forgeven_a his_o former_a benefit_n or_o considre_fw-fr how_o sore_o and_o oft_o we_o ourselves_o trespass_n against_o god_n who_o shall_v even_o much_o for_o geve_v we_o as_o we_o remytie_n unto_o our_o brethren_n which_o thing_n if_o we_o do_v it_o be_v a_o ready_a way_n to_o optayne_n remission_n of_o our_o sin_n then_o for_o obsolution_n to_o re●ne_v to_o rome_n to_o sail_v ●o_o s_o james_n or_o to_o bye_o most_o large_a pardon_n wherefore_o by_o the_o ensample_n of_o christ_n that_o suffer_v so_o much_o for_o we_o be_v his_o meny_n we_o shall_v assuage_v our_o own_fw-mi mind_n and_o pardon_v other_o man_n yea_o even_o the_o unworthy_a and_o though_o we_o be_v angry_a and_o greve_v with_o another_o man_n vice_n yet_o shall_v we_o love_v the_o parson_n and_o not_o harden_v our_o mind_n against_o he_o but_o against_o wrath_n be_v so_o temperate_a in_o ourselves_o that_o we_o suffer_v not_o our_o own_fw-mi affection_n to_o rule_v we_o but_o overcome_v evell_a with_o goodness_n malice_n with_o kyndnesse_n which_o be_v even_o to_o follow_v the_o parsite_a love_n of_o christ_n jesu_n for_o as_o it_o be_v the_o property_n of_o a_o wise_a man_n to_o suppress_v all_o displeasure_n even_o so_o to_o follow_v the_o appetite_n of_o wrath_n be_v not_o the_o point_n of_o a_o man_n but_o plain_o of_o beeste_n and_o that_o of_o wild_a beeste_n which_o thing_n we_o shall_v evident_o perceive_v if_o we_o behold_v our_o own_fw-mi countenance_n in_o a_o glass_n when_o we_o be_v angry_a in_o conclsion_n to_o what_o evell_a so_o ever_o we_o perceive_v ourselves_o to_o be_v speical_o ●uclyved_v or_o stere_v whether_o it_o bethrugh_v vice_n of_o nature_n custom_n ●rtuell_n bringinge_v up_o against_o the_o assault_n of_o such_o enemy_n as_o against_o the_o vice_n of_o bachyte_v filthy_a speak_n envy_n glotony_n and_o other_o like_a there_o must_v be_v certain_a rule_n write_v in_o the_o table_n of_o our_o mind_n which_o for_o forgettinge_v must_v now_o and_o then_o be_v renew_v and_o we_o as_o christ_n souloyour_n must_v have_v our_o mind_n arm_v man_n long_o afore_o hand_n with_o prayer_n with_o noble_a sayenge_n of_o wise_a man_n with_o the_o doctrine_n of_o holy_a scripture_n with_o ensample_n of_o devoute_a and_o holy_a man_n and_o special_o of_o christ_n and_o in_o what_o personne_n so_o ever_o we_o find_v or_o perceive_v the_o image_n of_o christ_n with_o they_o to_o couple_v ourselves_o withdraw_v we_o from_o the_o company_n of_o other_o and_o make_v our_o special_a and_o familiar_a aquayntaunce_n with_o holy_a s._n paul_n and_o his_o doctrine_n ¶_o imprint_v at_o ausborch_n by_o adam_n anonymous_n in_o the_o month_n of_o may._n anno._n 1545._o god_n throw_v adversite_a call_v his_o own_o child_n to_o re_fw-mi pentaunce_n who_o be_v wise_a and_o best_a learn_v the_o corruptness_n of_o the_o world_n our_o philistynes_n preste_n pryver_n the_o come_fw-mi people_n note_v be_v free_a from_o the_o cavillation_n of_o lewd_a person_n the_o holy_a goost_n be_v the_o anthour_n of_o obedience_n the_o life_n of_o man_n be_v but_o a_o war_n fair_a enemy_n at_o hand_n we_o have_v promise_v in_o baptyme_o to_o fight_v always_o under_o the_o standard_n of_o christ_n token_n that_o the_o soul_n be_v sick_a cause_n of_o consolation_n how_o we_o may_v win_v the_o field_n two_o weapens_fw-la the_o use_n of_o prayer_n the_o doctrine_n of_o god_n liberal_a science_n be_v not_o to_o be_v dispyse_v with_o reverence_n ought_v 〈…〉_o expositor_n of_o scripture_n in_o the_o armoury_n of_o god_n word_n be_v the_o best_a we_o apen_v worldly_a wisdom_n to_o withstand_v the_o truth_n be_v worst_a of_o al._n the_o fruit_n of_o god_n wisdom_n sensualite_n will_v not_o obey_v reason_v some_o man_n be_v more_o prone_a to_o virtue_n then_o some_o the_o way_n to_o felicity_n a_o good_a will_n do_v much_o what_o reason_n be_v jacob_n and_o esau_n avoid_v the_o ioun_n sail_n of_o the_o flesh_n flee_v the_o accasion_n of_o sin_n the_o flesh_n the_o spirit_n the_o soul_n the_o rule_n of_o true_a godliness_n three_o necessari_fw-la point_n we_o must_v judge_v well_o of_o scripture_n not_o dout_v in_o the_o promise_n of_o god_n with_o a_o good_a courage_n must_v we_o entre_fw-fr in_o to_o the_o way_n of_o salvation_n two_o way_n only_o we_o must_v despise_v what_o so_o ever_o lead_v from_o the_o way_n of_o christ_n nothing_o worse_o they_o to_o be_v servant_n unto_o sin_n what_o they_o optayne_v that_o converte_v unto_o god_n christ_n only_o must_v be_v the_o mark_n and_o ensample_n of_o our_o lyve_a love_n be_v more_o excellent_a than_o knowledge_n we_o must_v ascend_v from_o thing_n visible_a to_o thing_n invisible_a the_o less_o delyte_n we_o have_v in_o erthy_a thing_n the_o more_o pleasure_n have_v we_o inheavenly_a allegory_n in_o spirit_n &_o verity_n will_v god_n be_v worship_v we_o must_v follow_v christ_n in_o his_o saint_n we_o must_v vary_v from_o the_o come_fw-mi people_n nothing_o shall_v make_v we_o to_o go_v from_o the_o truth_n true_a nobilite_n true_a riches_n true_a pleasure_n true_a strength_n true_a praise_n true_a wisdom_n we_o be_v not_o bear_v for_o ourselves_o office_n of_o christian_a man_n we_o may_v not_o cloak_v our_o own_fw-mi vice_n with_o other_o man_n fall_n we_o 〈◊〉_d still_o be_v clym_v up_o unto_o godliness_n we_o must_v pondre_fw-fr the_o commodity_n of_o sin_n we_o may_v not_o despair_v in_o god_n tentation_n be_v a_o sign_n that_o god_n love_v we_o must_v ever_o keep_v watch_n remedy_n against_o tentation_n we_o must_v neither_o be_v faint_a heart_a nerts_n presumptuous_a of_o tentation_n must_v we_o all_o way_n take_v occasion_n of_o virtue_n we_o must_v be_v bold_a and_o after_o one_o tentation_n ever_o look_v for_o another_o in_o to_o small_a fault_n of_o all_o must_v we_o not_o favour_n our_o self_n the_o bitterness_n of_o the_o fight_n must_v we_o compare_v to_o the_o pain_n that_o folowetthe_v sin_n let_v we_o prove_v what_o it_o be_v to_o overcome_v we_o may_v not_o despair_v though_o we_o lie_v under_o we_o must_v exercise_v ourselves_o in_o the_o cross_n of_o christ_n we_o must_v considre_v the_o filthiness_n of_o sin_n &_o the_o dignity_n of_o man_n we_o must_v still_o have_v in_o mind_n the_o goodness_n of_o god_n and_o the_o malice_n of_o the_o devil_n the_o dyversite_a of_o reward_n we_o must_v be_v hold_v the_o misery_n of_o this_o present_a life_n march_z what_o extreme_a mischief_n follow_v when_o man_n will_v not_o repent_v the_o incommodity_n of_o bobeli_a lust_n we_o must_v avoid_v o●sious_a the_o incommodity_n of_o riches_n naked_a we_o come_v &_o nakd_v shall_v we_o go_v honour_n springhet_n of_o virtue_n only_o nothing_o better_o than_o a_o quyete_a mean_a life_n we_o must_v know_v our_o self_n we_o must_v considre_v our_o own_fw-mi deformity_n wrath_n be_v a_o childish_a thing_n as_o we_o forgeve_v so_o shall_v we_o be_v forgeven_a our_o mind_n must_v be_v arm_v with_o prayer_n with_o holy_a scripture_n and_o with_o example_n of_o holy_a man_n